Don't make avoidable mistakes. Here's a 12-point checklist to cover off the big issues before you buy a stock. [Bonus video: Charlie Munger's checklist] In The Checklist Manifesto, surgeon Dr Atul Gawande says “under conditions of complexity, not only are checklists a help, they are required for success.” The best checklists, Gawande says, “are efficient, to the point, and easy to use even in the most difficult situations. They do not try to spell out everything – a checklist cannot fly a plane. Instead, they provide reminders of only the most critical and important steps – the ones that even the highly skilled professional using them could miss. Good checklists are, above all, practical.” Click link to read our 12-point checklist: (VIEW LINK)